39 drug peddlers held, 24 cases registered under NDPS Act in Baramulla in January 2024: Police

Baramulla: Continuing its action against drug menace, Police have registered 24 cases under NDPS act, arrested 39 drug peddlers which include 3 hard-core drug peddlers who have been booked under PIT NDPS PSA in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district during the month of January-2024.

Police have also recovered contraband substances worth lakhs (value of contraband in black market).

It is pertinent to mention here that the concerted efforts of the Baramulla Police have yielded a notable reduction in drug peddling cases in year 2023. 264 cases under NDPS Act registered, 75 drug peddlers have been booked under PIT NDPS Act/ PSA, 07 properties with an estimated combined worth of Rs. 3 crores attached; seized contraband worth 34 crores destroyed.

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